Category: Dutch academics

Johannes (Hans) van Oort

Johannes (Hans) van Oort (* 4 September 1949 ) is Professor of Patristics and Gnostic Studies at the Radboud University Nijmegen and the University of Pretoria , South Africa . He is best known for his specialty in the study of the Church Father Augustine , the Gnostic world religion of Mani (Manichaeism) and the Gospel of Judas . [1] In 2006 he comes to National Geographic presenter of a…

Kees SCHOUHAMER IMMINK

Kees SCHOUHAMER IMMINK ( 18 December 1946 ) is a Dutch engineer and inligtingsteoretikus . He is the father of the CD , DVD and Blu-ray disc considered. The influence of his work is in fact so large that it is almost impossible to enjoy any digital audio or video in which he was not involved. He was in 2014 by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) awarded an honorary doctorate….

Klaas Runia

Klaas Runia ( Oudeschoot , 7 May 1926 – Kampen , 14 October 2006 ) was a Dutch journalist , clergyman and theologian of the Reformed tradition ( Reformed Churches in the Netherlands , nowadays Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)). Life cycle In the years 1949-1956 was Runia minister in Marknesse and Dokkum . In the years 1956-1971 he was a professor in the theology in Australia and in…

Herman Ridderbos

Herman Nicholas Ridderbos ( Oosterend, Littenseradeel , 13 February 1909 – Kampen , 8 March 2007 ) was a Dutch minister and theologian of the Reformed tradition ( Reformed Churches in the Netherlands , nowadays Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)). Life cycle In the years 1934-1943 was Ridderbos minister in Eefde – Gorssel and Rotterdam – Charlois . In the years 1943-1975 he was a professor in the theology…

Johannes Jacobus Poortman

Johannes Jacobus Poortman ( Rotterdam , 26 April 1896 – The Hague , 21 December 1970 ) was a Dutch philosopher and professor extraordinary in the metaphysics at the University of Leiden. He is best known for his repertoire of Dutch Philosophy . Biography Poortman studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Groningen under Gerard Heymans, where he 1919 graduate. He continued his studies in Hamburg , Geneva and…

Herman Philipse

Herman Philipse ( The Hague , 13 May 1951 ) is a Dutch philosopher . Career He is a university professor at the University of Utrecht and known for his atheistic beliefs. Furthermore, he regularly publishes on topics in the NRC Handelsblad. Philipse the rights and philosophy studies at the University of Leiden . He also studied philosophy in Oxford , Paris and Cologne . He also spent some time…

William Ouweneel

William John Ouweneel (born 2 June 1944 in Zaandam ) is a Dutch biologist , philosopher and theologian . Person and works Ouweneel be seen under the Evangelical ortodoks- Protestant part of the Netherlands is a renowned author and speaker. He is also an experienced debater . He graduated as a biologist and multiply promoted , namely in biology , theology and philosophy . He also has several popular science…

Harry Kuitert

Harminus Martin (Harry) Kuitert ( Drachten , 11 November 1924 ) is a Dutch theologian and ethicist , originally from the Reformed tradition. Life cycle Kuitert was minister in Scharendijk (Schouwen-Duiveland) and student minister in Amsterdam . He belongs in 1961 to the “Eighteen”, a group of reformed and reformed ministers who made calls to repair the ruptures in Protestant ranks in the Netherlands. In the years 1967-1989 he was…

Kees van Peursen

Cornelis Anthonie (Kees) van Peursen ( Rotterdam , 8 July 1920 – The Hague , 19 October 1996 ) was a Dutch philosopher and theologian . He also actively contributed to the field of philosophy of science . Brief biography Kees van Peursen married Jeanne Marguerite Ueltschi. He studied law and philosophy at the University of Leiden and promoted in 1948 in philosophy. From 1948 to 1951 he was the…

Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga ( 7 December 1872 – 1 February 1945 ) was a major Dutch historian. He is considered the founder of the Dutch cultural history . Huizinga was professor of history at the University of Leiden . Known works Herfsttij of Ages (1919) Erasmus (1924) In the shadows of the future (1935) Homo Ludens (1938) born December 7 1872 Groningen , Netherlands deceased February 1 1945 (72) Arnhem ,…

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